Officers responded to the report of a bullet that had been fired into a home in the 2100 block of Monaghan Drive in Herndon on Friday, July 9, at around 10:48 p.m. According to the caller, he was in his living room when he heard several gunshots. Officers processed the scene and found that a bullet had penetrated into the residence. Additionally, numerous bullet holes were located on the exterior of the dwelling but had not entered into the home. There were no injuries, according to FCPD Public Affairs Bureau.
At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday July 9, officers were still on scene and conducting their investigation when they heard several more gunshots coming from a nearby street. Additional officers and resources responded to check the area. There were no injuries.
Officers are continuing their investigation, conducting a canvas, and increasing their presence in the area. There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
A few days earlier, on Tuesday, July 5, at around 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the report of a bullet that had been fired through the window of a home in the 2100 block of Monaghan Drive in Herndon. According to the caller, his 9-year-old daughter was in her bedroom, lying on her bed when she heard a loud noise outside. She went to the window to look out and suddenly felt something on her arm; possibly glass fragments. The child then informed her parents who investigated and found a hole in the window where the little girl had been standing. Officers processed the scene and found a bullet lodged in the child’s mattress. A canvass of the neighborhood was conducted and the area was searched. There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or by calling 1-866-411-8477. Or, call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.